Lock and back-row player who played internationally for Ireland from 1990-2000, where he was captain from 1998-1999.
He attended the University of Dublin, where he studied dentistry, which he would pursue post-rugby career.
He represented Ireland at the 1995 and 1999 Rugby World Cups.
He was born in Portadown, Ireland.
He was teammates on Ireland's national team with Keith Wood.